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Date of this Version

Summer 6-24-2019


Indigenous librarianship focus in providing services for propagating relevant cultural information for the indigenous peoples and environmental knowledge associated with them. This paper traces the emergent field of indigenous librarianship, draining from experience in developed countries. The study highlights the progress growth of librarianship in India to the present day. It discusses Indigenous knowledge and its intersection with the LIS sector in India, drawing attention to its significance and relevance to Indigenous Indian. It concludes with suggestions by emphasizing the need for Indigenous librarians and practitioners involvement in the LIS sector and the importance of procedures to guide and practice in this most complex of intersections.



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